In a moment of pride, Assam-born swimmer Astha Chaudhury has emerged victorious in the 100m butterfly women’s event at the National Open Championship being held at Hyderabad in Telangana.
Astha managed to clinch the gold medal with a record timing of 1.03.83 mts.
She is followed by Apeksha Fernandes with 1.05.78 mts and Jahnabi Kashyap (also from Assam) with 1.06.61 mts.
The championship was organized by the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) from December 20 till December 24.
Earlier in October this year, Astha broke the 12-year senior national record previously held at 1.03.24 and the junior national record at 1.04.66 with her personal best of 1.02.71 at the 47th Glenmark Junior National Aquatic Championship held in Bangalore.